Zip Code 28621 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameElkin
Zip Code StateNorth Carolina
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Surry
Secondary County: Wilkes
Area Code336 / 743
Current Population:10472
Racial Majority:White 80.89%
Public School Racial Majority:White 76.8%
Unemployment Rate:5.3%
Median Household Income$41992
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48480
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time22.6 Minutes
Current Time:
EST
Time Zone:Eastern Standard Time
Elevation Range971 - 1444 ft.
Area70 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)36.30731900, -80.83640100

Zip Code 28621 Description

Zip Code 28621 is located in the state of North Carolina in the Greensboro - Winston-Salem metro area. Zip code 28621 is primarily located in Surry County. Portions of 28621 are also located in Wilkes County. The official US Postal Service name for 28621 is ELKIN, North Carolina. Portions of zip code 28621 are contained within or border the city limits of Elkin, NC, Pleasant Hill, NC, and Jonesville, NC. The area code for zip code 28621 is 336. 28621 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in North Carolina.

The current unemployment level in 28621 is 5.3% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.8% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 6.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 28621 increased to 10472 from 10357 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 28621 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 28621 public schools is White. 46.2% of students in 28621 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 8799 80.89% 8786 +0%
 Black Or African American 418 3.84% 360 +16%
 Hispanic 1482 13.62% 1194 +24%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 33 0.3% 9 +267%
 Asian 32 0.29% 36 -11%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 16 0% 16 -100%
 Two Or More Races 70 1.05% 70 +63%

Zip Code 28621 Race/Ethnicity

 White 76.8%
 Black Or African American 3.2%
 Hispanic 16.5%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 28621 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1047210357
Male Population48.40%
Female Population51.60%
Total Households4214
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
46.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$41992
Income Under $50K Per Year59.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year30.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
28621 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
North Carolina District 6Mark WalkerRepublican
North Carolina District 5Virginia FoxxRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina Congressional Districts

28621 North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
90Sarah StevensRepublican
94Jeffrey ElmoreRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All North Carolina State House of Representatives Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$165385
Average Real Estate Sale Price$60385
Current Unemployment Level 5.3%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.6%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 7a: 0F to 5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCfa - Humid Subtropical Climate
Ecoregion 45e - Northern Inner Piedmont
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 28621 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)25273442526064635643352844
Avg Max Temp (°F)47526170778488868071605069
Avg Precip (In.)4.243.714.714.24.524.384.244.154.423.643.213.4248.84
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Mount Airy, NC
CBSA Type28621
CBSA Population73271
Time ZoneEastern Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
List of High Schools in Zipcode 28621
Elkin High SchoolSurry
Surry Central High SchoolSurry
List of Middle Schools in Zipcode 28621
Central Middle SchoolSurry
Elkin Middle SchoolSurry